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Search Results 0 to 49 of about 660 (some duplicates have been removed) >> brooke stoddard joined booktv at george mason university in virginia to talk about his book, "world in the balance." mr. stoddard was one of the authors appearing at the fall for the book festival, held annually at the university. this is just under half an hour. >> and you're watching booktv tv on c-span2. we are on location at george mason university. university. every fall for the book festival called fall for the book. one of the authors who was speaking at the book festival is brooke stoddard, and here he is this book, "world in the balance: the perilous months of june-october 1940". brooke stoddard, world war ii started about six months prior to your book. what was happening in europe in june 1940? >> the war had started in september 1939, peter, and germany had overrun poland. hitler's idea at this point was to invade france and knock britain out of the war thereby. with the intent later on to invade the soviet union. he hated communism. this is one thing that was really part of his agenda. he was actually going to invade france in the wintertime, in november-de
. welcome to "early start" and happy thanksgiving. i'm alina cho. >> good morning, i'm brooke baldwin. berman and zoraida both have the day off. it's 6:00 ones the east coast. good to be with you. we'll get back to the macy's thanksgiving day parade in just a moment. but we want to begin with something that many people around the world are really thankful for this morning. the cease-fire is holding between israel and gaza this morning. in gaza city, where so much blood spilled over the last eight days, palestinians are celebrating in the street. you can hear the horns honking, mosques were blaring, all the last several hours, israel and hamas agreeing to halt all acts of aggression against each other. the cease-fire deal brokered largely by president obama and mohamed morsi, apparently making a real connection to stop the carnage. we'll have our coverage of the cease-fire with arwa damon, who's live this morning for us in gaza. and arwa, we see the flags flying, the honking, the streets lined with cars. is it still the same situation right now? >> reporter: it most certainly is. we ca
sandy. "cnn newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. >> thank you. good to be with you on this thursday. important jobs news with just five days to go here before the election. this is a new report, released today which indicates the u.s. employers hiring in bigger numbers than expected. let me be clear. this information, this is not coming from that all-important government jobs report. that doesn't come out until tomorrow. so today's numbers come from adp. they process payroll so let's go straight to alison kosik for this. what more do we know about this report? >> okay. what this report does, brooke, surveys how many jobs that private employers have added so it means all those industries that are outside of the government arena and what it said this time around for october is 158,000 jobs were added. and it came in better than expected, seeing good job gains in services and construction and a second report on jobs showing unemployment claims fell by 9,000 last week. decent pieces of news from the labor market but the reality is analysts say it may not have a huge imp
or trying to bring down that u.s. drone, brooke. >> this is clearly raising tensions as you point out. could this be considered an act of war? >> reporter: well, it's an interesting question for the pentagon lawyers. the thing is, you know, they fired the u.s. believes we're told in an unprovoked fashion. they say that the drone was in international air space about 16 miles off the iranian coast in the northern end of the gulf and that it was completely unprovoked and without warning. the pentagon through the state department has protested to the iranian government. the pentagon says they haven't heard back from teheran. >> barbara starr at the pentagon, thank you. >>> now, to the northeast where nature is delivering this one-two punch. take a look. as if sandy didn't deliver enough to you in this region. folks just trying to recover of last week's superstorm are being hit by a cold, cruel nor'easter. that means snow. it means wind. it means freezing rain for a lot of you here. i know the last thing in the world this region needs, more power outages. listen now to new jersey's governor react
to this item please come forward. >> good afternoon eric brooks and localing the local green party. sounds like you're moving so fast i missed the caa item which is a good sign. >> we're coming back to it. >> i wanted to speak in regard to scheduling and the joint lafco caa meeting. i was at the last meeting and the first one started taking on community choice and cleanpower sf and rate setting, and i was -- it was good to hear at that meeting the chair actually say that we need a lot of the customer data and things like that, and a lot more study work to help advise the rate setting process before this is taken up by the sf puc and then the joint lafco /sf puc, and a lot of that data has just a couple days ago come in from local power, but it will probably take throughout november to crunch that and longer to crunch that and apply it to the rate setting, so i would just ask the various bodies to be flexible in their time line now. we have gotten this thing passed. it's on the way and now we to make sure we have solid customer data and solid data in what we might be installing and infor
you. let's welcome our guests. she's so hot she is mistaken for a welding iron. i am here with brooke goldstein the children's rights institute and director of the law fare object. good for you. and he is so ripped he once cut himself on his abs. it is chris baron with an amateur november mustache. and in november he is considered a snowball, it is bill schulz. and if hilarity was a speed limit i would violate him on a highway. sitting next to me, gavin mcbegin tee. he is writing for talking >> a block. the lede. that's the first story. >> i guess i didn't get done with the intros fast enough. if you voted for the one, your shopping days are done. he took out a full page ad telling obama voters to stay away from his shop. cope reynolds, if that is his real name placed the ad in the white mountain independent. it reads, "if you voted for barack obama your business is not welcome at shout west shooting authority. you have broofn -- proven you are not responsible enough to own a firearm. reynolds tells the phoenix times that this is more of a political statement more than anythi
of the authors who's speaking at the book festival is brooke stoddard. and here is his book, "world in the balance: the perilous months of june-october 1940." brooke stoddard, world war ii, it started about six months prior to your book. what was happening in europe in june 1940? what was the situation? >> guest: the war had started in september 1939, peter, and germany had overrun poland. hitler's idea at this point was to invade france and knock britain out of the war thereby with the intent later on to invade the soviet union. he just, he hated communism. this was one thing that was really part of his agenda. he was actually going to invade france in winter time, in november or december. he had to put that off because -- >> host: of 1939? >> guest: of 1939. because the invasion plans fell into the hands of the french and the british. so he put off the invasion until may, and he came up with a new plan. the old plan, actually, had been similar to world war i. it was going to come through belgium along the channel coast and could down into paris, but d to completely rearrange that.
. "cnn newsroom" continues now with brooke baldwin. >> thank you so much. good to see all of you on a very exciting week this monday. i'm brooke baldwin. here we go. this is the real life political thriller gripping the nation, folks, we're now hours away from the final chapter. tomorrow is the day the majority of the nation heads to the voting booth. and take a look at this here, brand-new, cnn orc polling here shows really neither guy, look at this. 49%, 49%. talk about a page turner here. but for some voters, the voting has already begun. look at the lines. you see the sign. miami-dade county, these folks waiting hours to cast their absentee ballots there. you know the deal in florida. battleground state, one of the battleground states getting a visit from mitt romney. as he and the president are maximizing each and every campaign hour. president obama is hitting wisconsin, iowa, and, of course, ohio, before heading to chicago. and very soon he will be rallying the crowds in columbus, getting a boost from some a-list celebrities. meantime, mitt romney, he is traveling up the e
with brooke baldwin. >> i'm brooke baldwin. happy friday. here we go. our nation is speeding to toward steep tax hikes and budget cuts known as the fiscal cliff. now the election is over, it's time for washington to get in gear. do something about it. this fiscal cliff business could affect just about every single one of us, and you can bet there's plenty going on behind the scenes. this past hour we heard from the president in the east room of the white house basically announcing he's inviting leaders from both houses of congress and from both political parties to meet with him at the white house next friday. just a couple of minutes ago, we heard the president say he's open to compromise and open to new ideas, but there's one point the president is sticking to -- higher taxes for people making higher incomes. take a listen. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me, making over $250,000 aren't a asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> two hours before we saw t
it will be introduced as a sport at the next olympic games. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. hey, brooke. >> hey, suzanne. good to see you. i'm brooke baldwin live from new york. all eyes on capitol hill as we get word of a major development here and talks over the so-called fiscal cliff. we'll have that in a moment. plus, ta-da, get your tickets out. tonight, the powerball jackpot hitting a record and this hour president obama getting ready to hold his first cabinet meeting since being re-elected. and keep in mind, some members of that cabinet, they will not be there for long. but first, the fiscal cliff battle here that landed in your lap today. president obama, even wants you to tweet about it. the president went full court press asking americans to pressure congress to keep middle class tax cuts for families earning $250,000 or less. >> it is too important for washington to screw this up. now is the time for us to work on what we all agree to, which is let's keep middle class taxes low. tweet, use the hashag my2k or e-mail, post it on a member of congress' facebook wall, do w
15 bucks for all of december. i don't know about you, brooke. he would not be my neighbor for much longer. >> that's serious love for psy right there, suzanne malveaux. thank you for that. that is officially stuck in my head for the rest of i tthe day. >>> the united states senate is just about to convene post election lame duck session and talk about lame, if the senate doesn't act here, if the house doesn't act, if the president doesn't act, in unison, your taxes are going up come january 1st to help raise revenue to pay down the national debt. stay with me here for a moment because we'll show you exactly, you know, how much your taxes will be rising. but here's the thing. it doesn't have to happen, this predetermined jump in income taxes and the new parlor game on capitol hill is to pick the next republican, follow me here who is willing to break a no tax pledge made to a very powerful lobbyist, in order to cut a deal with the democrats to focus the pain of new taxes on the wealthy. see this picture? see these three guys. here is yet another republican speaking just this morning
. >> good afternoon again commissioners. eric brooks representing san francisco green party and local grass-roots organization "our city". so i wanted on the last note the green fest is november 10, and 11. some of the advocates will be there putting out community choice material and i think you guys had plans to be there. i'm not sure. and just wanted to kind of back up what ms. hale was saying it will take -- that november 30 we will have some of the stuff crunched that has come in from local power and other consultants but there is still a long way to go to learn about -- especially the possibility of offering customers and even to your point commissioner olague even low income customers to buy into shares of the program or to get energy efficiency installed in tandem for signing up with the program so there are reasons to reach out even to the communities we're not planning to enroll in the first phase and that is really important. the last point that i would raise just to make sure it's on everybody's radar screen, and i ask all the commissioners to hear this one because it's somet
battle. >> what brook burke is saying about her cancer diagnosis and how many women are also in her shoes. >>> black friday isn't what it used to be. inside the biggest ads for wal- mart and target. >>> do you take your stress out like this lady? the extremes some employees are going to. >>> in health alert, talking about thyroid cancer, brook burke revealed her diagnosis this week, and now she is going to have to have surgery to have her thyroid removed. in 2011 this were 48,000 new cases diagnosed. 36,000 were in women. we posted the story of brook burke on facebook for the station. while you sent well wishes, you told us your stories about surges and life afterwards for thyroid surgery. joining us is dr. paul. thank you for joining us. we got questions for you about. this a cancer diagnosis, tough to hear k tell us about thyroid in terms of treatment. is it easily treatable. >> 95% of thyroid cancer ends with great results. this is a cancer that is treatable. usually surgery, with radioactive iodine, a pill that you swallow is the usual treatment. some patients need further treatments
. >>> and the appliance that's on the important recall list. >>> tonight brook opens up about a scary diagnosis. we're back in just 60 second. go ahead and time us. >>> the postable service says that december 17th is the busy  day of the year. don't wait to get o the post office to get started. you can do many of things on line. >>> your child's morning milk maybe different tomorrow. >> yes, they are recalling the necessary quick powder. the recall is for three different mixes. it was produced last month. the products have an exper ration of Ñibest before october 24, of 2014. you can can tact their customer service if you have any questions. also check out your stove. there's a recall for more than 160,000 ranges. the temperatures on the burner can rise and not turn off properly even if you çóturn the dial off. they cost between 800 and $2,000. for this and a home repair that's free, you can call lg at (855)400-4638. >>> all right. let's take a look at health news tonight. there's now 23 cases of meningitis here tonight all to attainted ñrpatch of steroid injections. health officials say that
or risen to that challenge. >> rose: . >> not to disagree with my friend david brooks, the hamiltonian who believes in centralized power, one of the few conservative powers -- >> and your friend thomas jefferson -- >> who believed in democracy and the virtue of the people. so nothing personal in this at all. i think it's just very, very hard to exercise and i agree with tom to present a coherent narrative in a culture where every is their own dun did, their own anchorman, their own narrator. >> rose: david brooks or tom friedman, in washington, back to the idea of presidential leadership. remember -- i remember when jimmy carter and there was all this conversation about one man couldn't hold the job and along came ronald reagan and said, yes, in fact, he can hold this job and provide a vision aren't these qualities that are still viable for presidential leadership. >> i guess i would say the sign of a failing president is someone who talks about the limitationlimitation of the powe office. (laughter). >> rose: or david suggests it's a marketing problem and not a content problem. go ahead.
their plans to charge rebecca brooks and andy colson with conspiring to bribe public officials for information. brooks who had been chief executive of murdoch's news international was an extraordinarily close friend of prime minister david cameron. she's charged along with another journalist with paying $160,000 over seven years to a defense ministry official for information while colson who most recently served as cameron's director of communications after stepping down as editor of the now defunct news of the world tabloid conspired to pay officials for access to a royal phone directory known as the green book. this new round of charges for the two are in addition to charges they already face associated with hacking voice mails. here with me to discuss the latest development in the on-going murdoch media scandal ed pilkington. thank you for your time tonight. >> good to be here. >> is rupert murdoch finally feeling some real heat? these two are as close as you can get to him. >> yes. they've been charged be
challenge to obama care. cnn special election coverage continues right now with brooke baldwin and john king. ♪ signed, sealed delivered i'm yours ♪ >> what a night for this family, with victory in hand, four more years in the white house locked in, president obama prepares to head back to washington, where a hard fought campaign pales in comparison to the challenges that lie ahead. the nation is drawing closer and closer to the fiscal cliff. hello and good to see you here on this day after election day. i'm brooke baldwin at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. >> i'm celebrating the day after. john king in washington. hey, brooke. >> good to see you. >> it is good to see you. talk on capitol hill is turning to compromise immediately after the election. listen here, the senate majority leader democrat harry reid. >> it is better to dance than to fight. it is better to work together. everything doesn't -- >> see what the house speaker john boehner has to say. he speaks live next hour. meantime, the biggest battleground still hangs in the balance, the election is not yet o
day. i'm brooke baldwin at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. >> i'm celebrating the day after. john king in washington. hey, brooke. >> good to see you. >> it is good to see you. talk on capitol hill is turning to compromise immediately after the election. listen here, the senate majority leader democrat harry reid. >> it is better to dance than to fight. it is better to work together. everything doesn't -- >> see what the house speaker john boehner has to say. he speaks live next hour. meantime, the biggest battleground still hangs in the balance, the election is not yet over in florida. the nation's largest swing state too close to call. oh, yes, brooke, they're still counting the absentee ballots. >> we'll go there. also happening right now, the market. we have to look at this, plunging down 264 points right now. investors turning their attention from the election to the challenges ahead, including, we're going to be talking about this pretty much until the end of the year, the fiscal cliff. speaking of, to alison kosik live from the new york stock exchange. alison, the dow
. >> good morning, i'm brooke baldwin. it is bright and early, 5:00 in the morning for you on the east coast. >> this is "cnn breaking news." >> and we begin with breaking news out of the conflict zone, an attack at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv in israel. details just coming in, but an israeli police spokesman says a security guard at the embassy was attacked with an ax. the attacker reportedly also had a knife on him. we know the attacker has been arrested. when we get more information, we will bring that to you. of course, this is all happening as israel and hamas at the tipping point of all-out war. the israelis carrying out 80 air strikes overnight with hamas fighters launching 95 rockets into israel. 38 more palestinians killed, bringing the death toll since last week to 111. cnn has confirmed secretary of state hillary clinton is heading to israel in the air at this very moment. tomorrow she will meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. she'll also visit egypt and the west bank city of ramallah. and while the two sides are trading cease-fire proposals, israel's ambassador tells eri
invented" and david brooks of the "new york times," he is the author of "the social animal." joining me in new york, tom brokaw, a special correspondent for nbc news and the author of "the time of our lives" a conversation about america. and jon meacham, the executive editor of random house and the author of the forthcoming book "thomas jefferson, the art of power." finally joining us, amy gutman, president of the university of pennsylvania and chair of the president's commission on bioethics and the coauthor of "the spirit of compromise" why governing demands it and campaigning undermines it. i'm pleased to have each of them here for this conversation. we obviously don't know who the new president is and we come forward with the premise that whoever it is, these are the issues and the choices and the challenges that face him. i'll start with you. what is it this new president has to understand about america at this moment? >> well, i think this new president is going to have to govern and governing in a polarized society which we have in a society which has tremendous problems, budgeta
know from the dance floor. brooke burke-charvet's surprising diagnosis. the 41-year-old superfit mother of four's new health battle. >>> always nice to see that we are well-protected here in times square. good morning, everyone. robin is on the mend. elizabeth vargas is back. and, boy, so much anger building up here in the northeast. tens of thousands, now, day 11 without power. the utility companies are under fire for that. and gas is still so hard to find for so many who need it. >> 77% of fuel stations, gas stations, in new york city, are closed. have run dry. it's being called an unprecedented gas crisis in the city. >>> also in this half hour though, we have gabby giffords' story. she came face to face with the man who shot her in court yesterday. her husband said that man may have put a bullet in her head, but he can't dent her spirit. we're going to hear from astronaut mark kelly about his former congresswoman wife. >>> the big announcement for walmart that is shaking up holiday shopping. black friday, starting earlier than ever. it's now moving to thursday, on thanksgiving. don'
romans. >> i'm brooke baldwin. zoraida and berman are both off this morning here. we want to begin with our big story here. coming up, hope for a cease-fire in gaza as the attacks keep coming, the blood keeps spilling. here's what we know this morning. secretary of state hillary clinton has just wrapped up this meeting in the west bank in ramallah with mahmoud abbas. she will reportedly meet again today with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu before jetting to cairo for talks with the president of egypt, mohammad morsi. the urgency underscored by the carnage in benghazi. rockets are lobbying back and forth. israeli air attacks killing 27 more palestinians bringing the death toll to 137 just in the last week. >> now a spokesman for hamas sounded cautiously optimistic that a cease-fire could be at hand telling cnn we are close, we are on the edge. cnn has reporters blanketing the region to bring you the most comprehensive coverage of this crisis in gaza. fred pleitgen is in ashkelon, ben wedemans in gaza city. ben wedeman, good morning, set the scene for me. >> reporter: yes,
, not with standing who the president is. joining me are tom brocaw, ally gutmann, david brooks and jon meacham. >> they have to taker it out of oluma a say some seizure are right and some of the issues on education and inequity are right and i'm going to take it out of both sides and that will just confuse everybody. but more people in the country between the tweeting and blogging would say interesting. >> rose: america and its future, the america moment when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications >> right here at home. >> that future is out there waiting for us. >> ro: a policihks of the next election, a statesman of the next gentlemen of the jury race said the theologian james clerk and you can't govern in poetry or pros. we want to raise this question. where is america 2012, 236 years after its birth and where is it going, the challenge of the next administration to both immediate and deep. no great country sustained its position without a strong economic foundation. the new president and new congress must deal with a fiscal cliff. partisan grid lock has present us from
to release in march. "cnn newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. >>> suzanne, thank you. good to see all of you. i'm brooke baldwin. four weeks, three republican senators have been slamming susan rice and the obama administration. why? all over their response to the attack in benghazi. well, today both sides came face to face. you are about to hear what happened inside that meeting and why those senators are not satisfied today. but, first, the urgent situation that has everyone's attention, members of the house, they're officially back to work as of right now, this hour. senators returned to washington yesterday. so everyone finally on the job after their week long thanksgiving break. that gives congress and the president, count it with me, 35 days to avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff, the huge package of tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect january 1 if congress and the president do not cut a deal. we're told they have been talking behind the scenes and president obama has already hosted congressional leaders for a post election sit-down. but the president is also launching a ne
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